CME/CE Credit

CME and CE Credit Claim Information for the 2018 AES Annual Meeting

Access to CME/CE credit claim is based on your registration type for the Annual Meeting. 

Refer to the program for a listing of sessions that offered CME and/or CE credit. Note: Other events not organized by AES have separate instructions for credit claim.

Attendees who registered in the following categories may claim CME or CE for the Annual Meeting: physician, health care provider, trainee, one-day, and two-day. Meeting registration includes credit claiming.The evaluation and claim system will remain open until February 28, 2019. Evaluations and credit claims must be completed by this date to record and receive your CME/CE certificates.

  • Instructions for Obtaining CE Credit (Nurses and Pharmacists Only)

    Nursing and Pharmacy credit is based on attendance as well as completion of an online evaluation form. Click here for more information.

    Nursing: AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Pharmacy: AKH, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) requires that all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians seeking CE credit have an ID number issued by NABP. Pharmacy CE providers, such as AKH, Inc. are required to submit participant completing information directly to NABP with your ID number and birth information to include month and date (not year) as a validation to this ID number. If you do not have an ID number (please note that this is not your license number), click here.

     

Maintenance of Certification

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the 72nd Annual Meeting and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive Continuing Medical Education (CME) program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of maintenance of certification.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. The American Epilepsy Society (AES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Designation

The American Epilepsy Society designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 29.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

International Credits

The American Medical Association has determined that non-U.S. licensed physicians who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physician Assistants AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 29.75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

Continuing Education for Nurses and Pharmacists

Jointly provided by AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, and the American Epilepsy Society.

Nurses: Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 29.00 contact hours.

Pharmacists: Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Select portions of the Annual Meeting are approved for pharmacy CE credit. Specific hours of credit for approved presentations and the Universal Activity Numbers assigned to select presentations are found in the program materials. Criteria for success: credit is based on documented program attendance and online completion of a program evaluation/assessment. NOTE: Questions regarding CE activity and reporting relative to nursing and/or pharmacy please contact AKH, Inc. at service@akhcme.com.